The Field to Fibre Festival in Whitewater Region, hosted in the village of Beachburg on Sunday, September 29th, 2024, is a celebration of the fibre arts and a showcase of the rich talent and creativity and community groups.

Whether you are already a seasoned fibre artist or simply curious about this fascinating craft, the Field to Fibre Festival offers something for everyone. The event will feature interactive demonstrations where you can learn about various fibre arts techniques from experienced guild members. Watch as skilled artisans spin wool into yarn, create intricate tapestries, or transform fleece into felted masterpieces.

In addition to the demonstrations, there will be a Fibre Goods and Textile supply vendor show, where you can browse and purchase a wide array of high-quality materials and tools for your own projects. The Open Air Artisan Craft Market will showcase the work of talented local artisans, offering unique handmade items that are sure to inspire and delight. And for those interested in supporting local producers, the outdoor market will feature a selection of goods and wares exclusively available for passport holders.<br>As you explore the festival grounds, you will also have the opportunity to witness fascinating agricultural demonstrations. Experience the thrashing of flax and the shearing of fleece, gaining a deeper understanding of the origins of the materials used in fibre arts.

The Field to Fibre Festival is a collaborative effort between the Ottawa Valley Makers, the Beachburg Agricultural Society. Together, we aim to provide an engaging and educational experience that celebrates the beauty and deep cultural Ottawa Valley Roots of of the fibre arts.

Join us on Sunday, September 29th, 2024, in the picturesque village of Beachburg. Come and immerse yourself in the world of fibre arts, discover new techniques, and connect with a vibrant community of artists and artisans. We look forward to welcoming you to the Field to Fibre Festival – an event that is sure to inspire and ignite your creativity.

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